Understanding Drugs and Behaviour

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Understanding Drugs and Behaviour

Understanding Drugs and Behaviour
Andrew Parrott, Alun Morinan, Mark Moss, Andrew Scholey
John Wiley & Sons | ISBN: 0470850590 | 2004 | 332 pages | PDF | 2.2 MB

Understanding Drugs and Behaviour describes in detail how the main psychoactive drugs can alter brain chemistry and modify behaviour. Written by experienced lecturers with a high level of research expertise, all the main drugs used in today’s society are included, such as alcohol, nicotine, cannabis, LSD and Ecstacy, opiates, CNS stimulants, as well as clinical medications.

Teaching and learning features include:

*Chapter overviews
*In-depth core material
*End of chapter questions
*Key references
*Extensive glossary
*Journals and websites of interest

This introductory text will be of use to students of psychology, behavioural sciences, health sciences, nursing, physiology and pharmacology.